Flickback Trivia Challenge Playing Cards are actually 2 decks in one: a trivia deck with different questions for each year, and a regulation playing card deck complete with 2 jokers. The 52 different illustrated questions in each deck range from easy to challenging, and each question is specific to the year. Topics include entertainment, culture, world events, celebrities, sports. Answers are supplied on the separate answer key card included with each deck. Trivia Challenge Playing Cards make a perfect gift for birthdays, reunions or anniversaries and are sure to liven up any party or gathering as friends and relatives put their knowledge to the test! The early 1980’s were marked with a global economic recession and increased Cold War tensions, and former film star and California Governor Ronald Reagan was elected 40th President of the United States on the promise of change. By the end of the decade, Ronald Reagan had instituted economic policies known and Reaganomics, and the Cold War ended with the fall of communism with the help of cooperation between Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. The Space Shuttle program starts its 30-year exploration of space, and Apple released its first personal computer in 1984. Famine in Ethiopia prompts several simultaneous fundraising concerts known as Live Aid, broadcast internationally to an audience of 1.9 billion people. Walkman cassette players play New Wave music from the likes of Blondie, Cyndi Lauper, and Culture Club. Shows like Dallas, Magnum, P.I., and 21 Jump Street are just a few popular television series, while E.T., Star Wars, and Top Gun are blockbuster hits. In sports perhaps no event is bigger than the “Miracle on Ice,” when the 1980 US Olympic hockey team defeats the Soviet hockey team for the gold medal. Through and through, the eighties was a decade full of people, places, and events that changed the course of human history forever.
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